21 December, 2017

7326 Team Leader - Program Quality

CARE International Vanuatu

Non Government Organization
Port Vila, Vanuatu 
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description: Job Reference: CIV1723
CARE is an international humanitarian and development organisation fighting global poverty, with a vision to which focuses on empowering women and girls to fight poverty and bring lasting change to their communities. We work in over 80 countries around the world. We work with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalized communities.
We are looking for a Program Quality Team Leader to join our Gender and Program Quality team based in Port Vila.
The purpose of the Program Quality Team Leader position is to ensure the Gender and Program Quality [GPQ] team supports high quality design, implementation, review and promotion of all programs in the CARE in Vanuatu Portfolio through the supervision of senior program quality officers and program quality officers in their work.

Your major responsibilities will be varied and will include:

Strategy and Leadership
  • Work with the CARE Gender & Program Quality Manager, Program Director and other Program Managers to ensure the high quality design, implementation, review and promotion of all programs in the CARE in Vanuatu portfolio and the country strategy as a whole and ensuring CARE Vanuatu’s long term program strategy has a strong focus on gender equality and incorporates all aspects of program quality through actively contributing to strategy development as a member of the Program Leadership Team
Program Implementation
  • A commitment to support gender equality in the implementation of all programs
  • Participate actively in the development, implementation and reporting of the GPQ Team strategy
  • Responsible for ensuring GPQ staff have a clear plan to support each program team in the effective implementation of program quality activities according to each project’s proposal/design and MEAL [Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning] plan
  • Ensure that GPQ staff are supporting each program team to implement their project’s MEAL [Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning] plan especially ensuring quality information is being gathered, compiled, stored, analysed and reported on a monthly basis
Budget Management
  • Ensure PQ teams manage Cash Advances in line with financial management procedures
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
  • Ensure  GPQ team members collect accurate data and information as detailed in the GPQT strategy MEAL plan with accountability measures working in program activities
  • Maintain regular communication and consultation with sector colleagues through relevant forums/networks and Government to share and update on activities.
        Required qualifications and skills:
        • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Community, International Development or equivalent and/or minimum 4 year relevant work experience, preferably in community development activities and skills transfer, capacity strengthening preferably for an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO)
        • Excellent communication skills in Bislama and Very good  English
        • Proven understanding of program quality and particularly monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning concepts in the Vanuatu context
        • Demonstrated understanding of gender equality and a commitment to CARE’s approach and values including ethnic diversity and cultural sensitivity
        • Demonstrated high level organisational and time management skills, including the ability to plan and manage workflows and balance competing priorities to ensure timely processing to meet deadlines in a complex environment
        • Demonstrated very good leadership, decision making, problem solving, planning, analytical and influencing skills
        • Demonstrated ability to take direction and to work as part of a team
        • Demonstrated honesty, maintaining confidentiality, reliable and trustworthy
        • Representational skills including developing networks and relationships with key stakeholders
        • Proven understanding of working with an International Non-Government Organisation (INGO) and a willingness to learn about CARE, gender equality and women’s empowerment activities
        • Proven ability in managing a budget and/or cash
        • Fully conversant in Microsoft Office with knowledge in Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.


        In return for your commitment, you will benefit from ongoing professional development and a comprehensive benefits package. 


        Bislama, English

        How To Apply:
        To find out more about this rewarding opportunity please sent your cover letter and CV in English before 12 January 2018, quoting the reference CIV1723’ as the subject of the email/letter.

        Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.
        CARE is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. Women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

        CARE is committed to protecting the rights of children.  CARE reserves the right to conduct screening procedures to ensure a child safe environment.

        Contact Person:

        Nelly Daniel


        Not Stated
        Port Vila: Nelly Daniel Human Resource Coordinator, PO Box 1129, Port Vila, Vanuatu
        TannaSylvain Malsungai Tanna Operations Coordinator, CARE office Isangel Tanna

         Not Stated
                      21-December-17 Direct from Employer

        For further information on the above Vanuatu job please see the source or contact the employer directly.